Gov. Youngkin announces hardscape manufacturer to invest $55.6M in Hanover County

In a news release, the Governor’s office said this investment would help meet increased demand...
In a news release, the Governor’s office said this investment would help meet increased demand in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast markets. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)(Steve Helber | AP)
Published: Jul. 28, 2022 at 9:44 AM EDT
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HANOVER, Va. (WWBT) - Governor Glenn Youngkin announced on Thursday that manufacturer Unilock plans to invest millions into building a new campus in Hanover County.

The company will use $55.6 million to build four new production facilities at 17000-17500 Washington Highway in Doswell - creating 50 new jobs.

In a news release, the Governor’s office said this investment would help meet increased demand in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast markets.

“When international manufacturers like Unilock choose Virginia, it reinforces our competitive advantages like access to key markets, sophisticated infrastructure, and a high-quality workforce,” said Governor Youngkin. “The Commonwealth’s advanced manufacturing sector continues to play a significant role in our economic vitality, and we are honored to add this impressive company to the roster as it establishes a new campus in Hanover County.”

Unilock is a manufacturer of paving stones and retaining walls.

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